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Biotechnology Advances

2010, v. 28, n. 1

  • Página 7-16
    Autor/es: Kim, H. M; Kino-Oka, M.; Taya, M.
    Título: Designing culture surfaces based on cell anchoring mechanisms to regulate cell morphologies and functions.
    Resumen: This review article presents an outlook on the current strategies and existing concept for culture designs to regulate cell morphologies and functions. First, cell structures and cell attachement behaviors are described in relation to the interactions bet

  • Página 17-26
    Autor/es: Jex, R. Aaron; Gasser, B. Robin.
    Título: Genetic richness and diversity in Cryptosporidium hominis and C. parvum reveals major knowledge gaps and a need for the application of "next generation" technologies - Research review.
    Resumen: Cryptosporidium species (apicomplexan protists) are a major cause of diarrhoeal disease (=cryptosporidiosis) in humans worldwide. The impact of cryptosporidiosis is also compounded by the spread of HIV/AIDS and a lack of cost-effective anti-cryptosporidia

  • Página 27-34
    Autor/es: Khaliq, Saba; Khaliq, A. Sadaf; Zahur, Muzna; Ijaz, Bushra; Jahan, Shah; Ansar, Muhammad; Riazuddin, Sheikh: Hassan, Sajida.
    Título: RNAi as a new therapeutic strategy against HCV.
    Resumen: hepatitis C virus is a major cause of liver associated diseases all over the world. Irrespective of the significant advances in the current therapy, drugs and vaccines are restricted with many factors such as toxicity, complexyty, cost and resistance.

  • Página 35-48
    Autor/es: Kothari, L. S.; Joshi, A.; Kachhwaha, S.; Ochao-Alejo, N.
    Título: Chilli peppers - A review on tissue culture and transgenesis.
    Resumen: Biotechnology tecniques involving plant tissue culture and recombinant DNA technologies are pawerfull tools that can complement conventional breeding and expedite capsicum improvement.

  • Página 49-60
    Autor/es: Hu, Min; Zhong, Weiwei; Campbell, E. Bronwyn; Sternberg, W. Paul; Pellegrino, W. Mark; Gasser, B. Robin.
    Título: Elucidating ANTs in worms using genomic and bioinformatic tools - Biotechnological prospects?
    Resumen: Adenine nucleotide translocators (ANTs) belong to the mitochondrial carrier family (MCF) of proteins. ATP production and consumption are tightly linked to ANTs, the kinetics of which have been proposed to paly a key regulatory role in mitochondrial oxidat

  • Página 61-69
    Autor/es: Kavamura, Nessner, Vanessa; Esposito, Elisa.
    Título: Biotechnological strategies applied to the decontamination of soils polluted with heavy metal.
    Resumen: Solis have been submitted to several contaminants that vary in concentration and composition. Heavy metals can be widely spread and accumulated in those environments due to some inappropriate actions.

  • Página 70-81
    Autor/es: Deka, Sikha; Barthakur, Sharmistha.
    Título: Overview on current status of biotechnological intervention on yellow stem borer Scirpophaga incertulas (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) resistance in rice.
    Resumen: Yellow stem borer (YSB), Scirpophaga incertulas (Lepidoptera: Crambiadae), a monophagous pest of paddy is considered as most important pest of rain fed land and flood prone rice eco-systems.

  • Página 82-93
    Autor/es: Papalardo, Francesco; Pennisi, Marzio; Castiglione, Filippo; Motta, Santo.
    Título: Vaccine protocols optimization: In silico experiences.
    Resumen: vaccines represent a special class of drugs, capble of stimulating immune system responses against pathogens and tumors.

  • Página 94-107
    Autor/es: Bapat, A. Vishwas; Trivedi, K. Prabodh; Ghosh, Antara; Sane, A. Vidhu; Ganapathi, R. Thumballi; Nath, Pravendra.
    Título: Ripening of fleshy fruit: Molecular insight and the role of ethylene.
    Resumen: Development and ripeninginfruit is a unique phase in the life cycle of higher plants which encompasses several stages progressively such as fruit development, its maturation, ripening and finally senescence.

  • Página 108-118
    Autor/es: Azari, Raviv; Tadmor, Yaakov; Meir, Ayala; Reuveni, Moshe; Evenor, dalia; Nahon, Sahadia; Shlomo, Haviva; Chen, Lea; Levin, Ilan.
    Título: Light signaling genees and their manipulation towards modulation of phytonutrient content in tomato fruits.
    Resumen: Due to its economic importance, ease of genetic manipulation, cultivation and processing, the tomato plant has been a target for increase and diversifying content of fruit phytonutrients by transgenetic and non-transgenic approaches.

  • Página 119-129
    Autor/es: Avci-Adali, Meltem; Ziemer, Gerhard; Wendel, P. Hans.
    Título: Induction of EPC homing on biofunctionalized vascular grafts for rapid in vivo self-endothelializatin - A review of current strategies.
    Resumen: For years intensive research has been done to improve the hemocompatibility of blood contacting vascular devices. Despite the enormous progress in physicochemical surface optimization technologies, the native endothelium still represents the dial surface

  • Página 130-141
    Autor/es: Ozden-Tokatli, Y.; Akdemir, H.; Tilkat, E.; Onay, A.
    Título: Current status and conservation of Pistacia germplasm.
    Resumen: The genetic erosion of Pistacia germplasm has been highlighted in many reports. On order to emphasize this and the focus more attention on this subject, national and international (especially IPGRI and IFAR) institutions have initated projects proposing t

  • Página 142-150
    Autor/es: Jayakumar, R.; Prabaharan, M.; Nair, V. S.; Tamura, H.
    Título: Novel chitin and chitosan nanofibers in biomedical applications.
    Resumen: Chitin and its deacetylated derivative, chotosan, are non-toxic, antibacterial, biodegradable and biocompatible biopolymers. Due to these properties, they are widely used for biomedical applications such as tissue engineering scaffolds, drugs delivery, wo

  • Página 151-159
    Autor/es: Jex, R. Aaron; Littlewood, J. Timothy, D.; Gasser, B. Robin.
    Título: Toward next-generation sequencing of mitochondrial genomes - Focus on parasitic worms of animals and biotechnological implications.
    Resumen: Helminths (worms) include parasitic nematodes (roundworms) and platyhelminths (flotwarms). These worms are abundant, and many of them are of agricultural, veterinary and medical importance and cause substantial socioeconomic losses worldwide.

  • Página 160-168
    Autor/es: Azadi, Hossein; Ho, Peter.
    Título: Genetically modified and organic cropos in developing countries: A review of options for food security.
    Resumen: Since two decades ago, when the first GM crops were introduced, there have increasingly been hot debates on the applications of gene manipulation.

  • Página 169-183
    Autor/es: Ashraf, M.
    Título: Inducing drought tolerance in plants: Recent advances.
    Resumen: Undoubebtedly, drought is one of the prime abiotic stresses in the world. Crop yield losses due to drought stress are considerable.

  • Página 184-196
    Autor/es: Alvarez, Lucrecia, M.; Cardineau, A. Guy.
    Título: Prevention of bubonic and pneumonic plague using plant-derived vaccines.
    Resumen: Yersimia pestis, the causative agent of bubonic and pneumonic plague, is an extremely virulent bacterium but there are currently no approved vaccines for protection against this organism.